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Sci-fi Novel Review: Generation Ship by Michael Mammay

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Generation Ship will be released on October 17, 2023. When I saw Michael Mammay’s Generation Ship pop up on NetGalley, I was intrigued by the blurb, but I’d never heard of the author and… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Generation Ship by Michael Mammay

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Fantasy Novel Review: The Hexologists by Josiah Bancroft

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Hexologists will be released on September 26, 2023. Josiah Bancroft was perhaps the first breakout star of the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO, elder sister to SPSFC), parlaying Senlin Ascends into a four-book deal… Continue reading Fantasy Novel Review: The Hexologists by Josiah Bancroft

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Sci-fi Novel Review: The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

After merely enjoying Mexican Gothic while so many of my bookish friends were totally enamored, I figured it’d take a bigger push for me to pick up Silvia Moreno-Garcia again. That push came in the form of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau appearing on the shortlist for the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and I’m… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Fantasy Novella Review: Even Though I Knew the End by C.L. Polk

I’d heard enough good about Even Though I Knew the End by C.L. Polk that I had it penciled in to read even before the Hugo finalists were released, though my uneasy relationship with noir had me somewhat apprehensive. But with its spare word count and excellent narrative voice, it promised to be well worth… Continue reading Fantasy Novella Review: Even Though I Knew the End by C.L. Polk

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Sci-fi Novel Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

I had absolutely zero interest in The Kaiju Preservation Society when it came out. I’d heard good things about John Scalzi, but the Pacific Rim comparisons weren’t a selling point, nor was the description as a popcorn novel that required little of the reader. I figured I’d skip it and maybe try another of his… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

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Fantasy Novel Review: Shigidi and the Brass Head of Obalufon by Wole Talabi

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Shigidi and the Brass Head of Obalufon will be released August 8, 2023.  Every once in a while, an author I’ve enjoyed immensely writes a book that doesn’t really sound like my thing, and… Continue reading Fantasy Novel Review: Shigidi and the Brass Head of Obalufon by Wole Talabi

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Fantasy Novel Review: Unraveller by Frances Hardinge

Frances Hardinge has been on my radar for quite a while, with what seems a never ending stream of highly regarded fantasy novels for young adult or middle grade audiences. But my reading has slanted more and more toward new releases lately, so naturally it was seeing several glowing reviews of her most recent work—Unraveller—that… Continue reading Fantasy Novel Review: Unraveller by Frances Hardinge